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Tibet Sun is an English-language news website focusing on Tibet and the Tibetan people, world news, opinions, essays, and photography from other media. [1] It was founded and produced by Lobsang Wangyal in 2008, [2] and is based in Dharamshala, India. [3] Lobsang conceived the idea of Tibet Sun in 1999, but got the domain in 2004 after chasing the parked domain for two years. [2] The site was launched on 8.8.8 – the opening of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. [4]


Lobsang specialises in Media, Art and Entertainment and hence Tibet Sun is his media production as a photojournalist. Lobsang is the director of the Miss Tibet Pageant, Tibetan Music Awards and Free Spirit Film Festival. He produced the Tibetan Olympics 2008 in Dharamshala. [5]

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